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Cannabis worth £200,000 recovered in searches

Some of the suspected cannabis plants recovered during searches in Lisburn and Co Armagh today
Staff Reporter

CANNABIS worth £200,000 has been recovered by police following searches in counties Antrim and Armagh.

A suspected cannabis factory was discovered during a search in Tandragee today, while another search in the Armagh city area led to the discovery of another suspected factory.

Following the second search, two men, both aged 22, were arrested on suspicion of a number of drugs offences.

A search at a Lisburn property today also uncovered a large number of suspected cannabis plants. Two men, aged 22 and 26, were arrested on suspicion of offences including cannabis cultivation. All four men remain in custody.

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